March 19, 2019

I’m a numbers guy. It’s my day job and I’m good at it. Numbers always have a story to tell and can lead you to things that aren’t always apparent on the surface. That’s why I can’t help but think about them sometimes when I think about my dad. Today is my birthday and...

February 21, 2019

I read my dad’s letter every week. A reminder to do so goes off on my phone at 9:05am every Thursday morning, but it is rarely needed. Reading that letter has become part of my routine. I am a data guy by trade and love numbers. Looking back over the past 25 months sin...

January 9, 2019

Dom is a guy I have connected with as I journey along the path Ultimo Gifts is creating. He and I have been in touch quite a bit recently. He has some really cool views as an artist who specializes in urns that I asked him to share. Below is a snippet from Dom, but mak...

December 4, 2018

Today is my mom's birthday. Her second without my dad there to celebrate with her. The firsts are always the hardest, but the seconds and beyond are no cakewalk. The loss is always with you, but on extra special days, the sense is much more pronounced.

We get so wrapped...

December 1, 2018

Today's blog post comes from our friend Lexie over at Survivor Chest. Check her out at

As an added bonus to hearing from Lexie, get 10 percent off any order at with Coupon Code: ULTIMO10 (Donations and yearly subscriptions exclu...

June 6, 2018

Perspective changes when you become a parent.  You finally walk in your parents' shoes while they sit back and laugh as their grandchildren do to you what you did to them.  You experience this love that you could never possibly imagine before and no one could expect yo...

May 9, 2018

I’ve been putting a lot of energy into Ultimo Gifts for a little over a year, which has not been easy to do in a relatively new area and new home for my wife and I, a now 16 month old son running around, and a challenging but rewarding job to stay on top of.  But it ha...

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